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Making Crime Prevention Pay: Initiatives from Business.

By: BURROWS, John.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Home Office, 1991. 0862526299:

Seller ID: 39566

ISBN: 0862526299


Crime Prevention Unit Paper 27. "One of the constantly recurring questions in relation to the promotion of crime prevention is whether the potential benefits warrant the financial and social costs. This report offers a wide ranging commentary on many of the cost-effective initiatives taken by businesses to reduce crime." Pp.vi/50. Paperback. VG. View more info

Criminology. An Interdisciplinary Journal. Volume 36. Number 2. May 1998.

By: BURSIK, Robert J. (editor).

Price: £15.00

Publisher: St. Louis: The American Society of Criminology, 1998.:

Seller ID: 39460


The Official Publication of the American Society of Criminology. This edition contains articles on: Life-Course Transitions and Desistance from Crime by Mark Warr; A Test of Latent Trait Versus Life-Course Perspectives on the Stability of Adolescent Antisocial Behaviour by Ronald L.Simons, Christine Johnson, Rand D.Conger, and Glen Elder.Jr.; Does Preschool Help Prevent Delinquency in Boys with a History of Perinatal Complications by Linda Pagani, Richard E.Tremblay, Frank Vitaro, and Sophie Parent; The Dynamics of Delinquent Peers and Delinquent Behaviour by Ross L. Matsueda and Kathleen Andr... View more info

Camps on Crime.

By: CAMPS, Francis E.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1973. 071535941X:

Seller ID: 39442

ISBN: 071535941X


"Camps summed up his philosophy of investigation as hard work, attention to detail and emotional detachment. All these qualities he brought in full measure to his forensic work, and his book is a fascinating insight into crime (and how it is detected) by one of the greatest pathology investigators of our time." Pp.181, 7 black & white plates + 7 line illustrations in the text, date and illustrated owner's bookplate to front free endpaper. Red cloth, dustwrapper, small tear to top rear edge. VG/G+. View more info

Theoretical Criminology. An International Journal. Volume 9. No.4. (November 2005).

By: CHANCER, Lynn. (editor).

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Sage Publications,1995.:

Seller ID: 39519


Contains articles: Dimensions of Women's Power in the Illicit Drug Economy by Tammy L. Anderson; Crime, Shame and Reintegration in Russia by Ekaterina V. Botchkovar and Charles R.Tittle; Police Reform and the Problem of Trust by Andrew Goldsmith; Re-theorizing the Penal Reform Functions of the Prison Film: Revelation, Humanization, Empathy and Benchmarking. by David Wilson and Sean O'Sullivan. Also several book reviews. As this is a volume in a series, pagination runs 371-520, small tear to margin of pp.465/466 - not affecting text. Paperback. G+. View more info

Delinquency. (A Lecture delivered at the Anarchist Summer School, London, August 1950).

By: COMFORT, Alex.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Freedom Press, 1951.:

Seller ID: 30536


1st ed. Pp.14/2(ads), rusting to staples. Grey wraps. VG. View more info

Mental Abnormality and Crime. Introductory Essays. (Preface by P.H.Winfield). English Studies in Criminal Science, Volume II.

By: CRAIG, R.N et al.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London:Macmillan,1944.:

Seller ID: 6819


1st ed. Pp.24/316/4(ads), small booksellers label H.K.Lewis, London) to verso front board, spotting and toning to endpapers. Red cloth, gilt title to spine, rubbed. G+. View more info

Science and the Detection of Crime.

By: CUTHBERT, C.R.M.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Hutchinson Scientific and Technical, 1958.:

Seller ID: 27641


1st ed. "The aim of the book is to provide the reader with an accurate and authorative account of the work undertaken in the Forensic Science Laboratory at New Scotland Yard and to illustrate how a small group of scientific workers can render valuable service to the detective force in its constant war against the criminal."(Preface). Pp.244, 15pages of b/w plates + 9 text illustrations, signed inscription to fep from the author thanking Messrs R & J Beck for permission to reproduce their photograph of a Comparator Microscope (Plate VIII). Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine, bump to to... View more info

Dark Heart. The Shocking Truth about Hidden Britain.

By: DAVIES, Nick.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 1997.:

Seller ID: 15343


1st ed. "Davies unravels the threads of Britain's twisted social fabric as, following the trail of the street children through corruption and violence he travels deeper and deeper into the country of the poor, towards the dark heart of British society." Pp. 10/306. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w edge slightly creased. VG/VG. View more info

Airline Detective. The Fight Against International Air Crime.

By: FISH, Donald.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Collins, 1962. 0:

Seller ID: 34172


Foreword by Ian Fleming. "When a crime, involving theft or murder, occurs on the airlines, the problem is - who is responsible for the investigation and which country is in a position to try the criminal?..It was this new pattern of crime that Donald Fish anticipated, after four years with M.I.5 on aircraft sabotage during the war...." Pp.224, 10 b/w photo plates. Grey cloth, illustrated dust jacket designed by Kenneth Farnhill has old internal repairs to tear to spine and small edge chips . G+/G. View more info

The Kirkholt Burglary Prevention Project: Phase II.

By: FORRESTER, David; FRENZ, Samantha; O'CONNELL, Martin and PEASE, Ken.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Home Office, 1990.:

Seller ID: 39576


Crime Prevention Unit Paper 23. The second report of one of the most successful projects established by the Research and Development Section of the Home Office Crime Prevention Unit. Pp.vi/51. Paperback. VG. **"The Kirkholt Burglary Prevention Project was a demonstration project of the London Home Office Police Department Crime Prevention Unit. It focused on a neighborhood with 2,280 dwellings that had experienced nearly twice the rate of domestic burglaries as the rest of the country. The project focused on preventing repeat victimization as its primary crime prevention strategy. The pro... View more info

Pathways and Crime Prevention: Theory, Policy and Practice.

By: FRANCE, Alan and HOMEL, Ross.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cullompton: Willan Publishing, 2007. 9781843922018:

Seller ID: 39639

ISBN: 1843922010


"Pathways and Crime Prevention explores new evidence from reseach on pathways using qualitative and ethnographic methods as well as quantitative approaches, and also draws on new work in the field of developmental prevention. It addresses a number of key problems, including the theorisation of pathways towards adulthood and toward crime, and the ways in which learnings from prevention research can be translated into effective policies and practice." Pp.xxiv/368. Paperback. VG. View more info

The Daily Telegraph Murder File.

By: GOODMAN, Jonathan. (Editor).

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London: Mandarin Paperbacks, 1993.:

Seller ID: 9283


Rep. The startling facts behind a century's headlines. Pp.202/5(ads). Paperback. VG. View more info

Islington Street Crime Survey.

By: HARPER, Peter; MOONEY, Jayne; WHELAN, Edward; YOUNG, Jock; and POLLAK, Michael.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London: Islington Council, 1995. 0902260340:

Seller ID: 39526

ISBN: 0902260340


"The Islington Street Crime Survey focuses on the crimes of robbery, snatch and pick-pocketing/'dips'." 29.5cms x 21cms. Pp.55. Paperback. VG. View more info

Voices, Spaces, and Processes in Constitutionalism. (Journal of Law and Society, Special Issue. Volume 27, Number 1).

By: HARVEY, Colin; MORISON, John and SHAW, Jo. (editors).

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Oxford: Blackwell, 2000.:

Seller ID: 39552


Article include: Voices, Spaces and Processes in Constitutionalism; Process and Constitutional Discourse in the European Union; Accountability in the Regulatory State; Governing after the Rights Revolution; The Government-Voluntary Secor Compacts: Govenance, Governmentality, and Civil Society; The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea? A Critique of the Ability of Community Mediation to Supress and Facilitate Participation in Civil Life; Business, State, and Community: 'Responsible Risk Takers', New Labour, and the Governance of Corporate Business; Post-nationalism and the Quest for Constitutional Subs... View more info

Prisons and the Prisoner. The Work of the Prison Service in England and Wales.

By: HMSO.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London: HMSO. 1977.:

Seller ID: 25222


1st ed. "Presents a comprehensive account of the work of penal institutions in the tradition of successive post-war editions of Prison and Borstals and, separately, People in Prison. It also attempts to respond to a situation where widespread public anxiety about serious crime and delinquency is matched by increasing concern about the measures needed to care for and control those committed into custody by the courts". 24.5cms x 19cms. Pp 188, many b/w illustrations.Paperback. G+. View more info

Research Bulletin. Number 29.

By: HOME OFFICE RESEARCH AND STATISTICS DEPARTMENT.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London:Home Office Research and Statistics Department, 1990.:

Seller ID: 39575


Contents include: Crime and Consumption by Simon Field; Policing the Streets by Tim Newburn, David Brown, Debbie Crisp and Patricia Dewhurst; The Police and the Public by Debbie Crisp; Remands in Custody by Patricia Morgan; Assessing the Impact of Bail Information Schemes by Christine Fiddes and Charles Lloyd; Electronic Monitoring in England and Wales: Some Key Issues by Claire Nee; The Effects of Defendants' Demeanour on Sentencing in the Magistrates' Courts by Carol Hedderman; Supervision Orders Revisited by Robert Harris; The Needs of Women Prisoners by Sharon Grace; Implementing Internati... View more info

Perspectives on Rape and Sexual Assault.

By: HOPKINS, June.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Harper & Row, 1984. 0063182823:

Seller ID: 39551

ISBN: 0063182823


"This book puts across multi-disciplinary perspectives with contributions from experts in criminology, psychiatry, psychology, sociology, law enforcement and therapy. Areas covered include the role of police surgeons and the judicary, the problem of incest and of violence in prostitution. Where most studies have been concerned chiefly with female victims, this book includes material on the sexual abuse of children and adults of both sexes." Pp.xvii/135, small red squiggle to lower fore-edge not affecting the book internally.. Paperback, minor creasing to covers. G+. View more info

Hate Crimes: Criminal Law & Identity Politics.

By: JACOBS, James B. and POTTER, Kimberly.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. 0195114485:

Seller ID: 39475

ISBN: 0195114485


2nd edition. "Jacobs and Potter rigorously and provocatively suggest that criminalizing prejudice, motivated by symbolic politics and moral outrage, may not be sensible criminal justice policy and, indeed, may worsen problems criminalization seeks to remedy. (Stephen J.Morse. Univ.of Pennsylvania Law School). Pp.x/212. Hardback, laminated boards. VG. View more info

Management Fraud in Banks.

By: KPMG.[Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler].

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Amsterdam: KPMG, 1989. 1850611742:

Seller ID: 39622

ISBN: 1850611742


"This book is concerned with the broad subject of management fraud in the banking business. It defines management fraud as misrepresentation of the financial position or the concealed improper use of the resources of a bank, carried out by existing management at a senior level of the entity concerned." Pp.80. Paperback. VG. View more info

Crime & Detection. (Eyewitness Guide).

By: LANE, Brian.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Dorling Kindersley, 1998. 0751361232:

Seller ID: 39251

ISBN: 0751361232


1st edition. Discover the changing nature of crime, from prehistoric times to the present day, and the fascinating methods of its detection. 28.5cms x 22cms. Pp.60, colour and black & white illustrations throughout. Illustrated laminated boards, dustwrapper with full-page size inner flaps. VG/VG. View more info